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This week’s exciting November sky

Stephanie Caputo, Staff Writer
November 6, 2011
Filed under Features

On Sunday, Nov. 6, at 2:00 a.m. we had to set our clocks back one hour. What does this mean for us Tigard students? Other than an extra hour of sleep, it means brighter mornings and darker evenings. These darker evenings allow us to see the night sky even earlier than we have been. Here is this...

Kalen Weigel is a U.S. Army All-American

Kalen Weigel is a U.S. Army All-American

Jamie Burgess, Staff Writer
November 2, 2011
Filed under Features

“I was staring at the email too afraid to open it, but when I clicked it and read: ‘Congratulations! Dear Color Guard Applicant, You have been selected as a member of the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band Color Guard!’ I screamed with excitement and joy!” Each year, the U.S. army puts...

This week’s sky: The beginning of November

Stephanie Caputo, Staff Writer
October 31, 2011
Filed under Features

Yes, it's that time of year when our Autumn star shines bright in our sky, but that's not the only thing that keeps the Tigard Tigers excited. To start off this week we have a special treat, and it has nothing to do with our sky! Halloween is Monday Oct. 31 so while you're out patrolling the dark streets...

Student Rapper Jeremy Edwards also know as ‘DieVerse’ shares his inspiration

Student Rapper Jeremy Edwards also know as ‘DieVerse’ shares his inspiration

Patrick Yassa, Staff Writer
October 31, 2011
Filed under Features, Top Stories

“My lyrics mean the world to me, they’re all I can think about on a daily basis. I memorized almost everything I've written or thought of," says junior Jeremy Edwards, also known as DieVerse. Jeremy has been rapping since the age of 14, and says rap has influenced his life in a positive manner since...

This week’s fall sky for local stargazers

Stephanie Caputo, Staff Writer
October 23, 2011
Filed under Features

It's Autumn now, and one of the best things this season has to offer is peering up into the sky on a crisp, clear night. Take advantage of this weeks semi clear skys and try to get a glance at our interesting night show. Try to see as much as you can before the clouds start setting in! Monday, Oct...

A sneak peak of this week’s night sky for the amateur stargazer

A sneak peak of this week’s night sky for the amateur stargazer

Stephanie Caputo, Staff Writer
October 16, 2011
Filed under Features

Last week we glanced up at a full moon, witnessed Cassiopeia light up the sky, and peered up at Jupiter’s bright red spot. This week there are some new dreamy sights to see as we look up into our night sky. Here is what to look forward to this week: Monday, Oct. 17 As the Little Dipper extends ...

Falling into makeup trends

Allie Chino, Staff Writer
October 14, 2011
Filed under Features, Poplife

I’m sure by now you’ve all noticed that the weather has changed from sunny and gorgeous, to cold and rainy. Along with the weather change, it’s time to update your makeup collection to fit the autumn trends. One of the most popular trends this fall season is anything dramatic. Metallic eye...

High school horror

High school horror

Ryan Floom, Staff Writer
October 7, 2011
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Students have an odd addiction to horror films during their high school years. Why is this? Why do we like to be scared? Is it the sensational thrill that haunts our mind, the inevitable possibility that the frightening fantasy may become a reality in our own life? Some of highest grossing films from...

Spirit fashion to cheer on your team

Spirit fashion to cheer on your team

Amanda Lam, Staff Writer
October 6, 2011
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Friday night football games can be so much fun to get ready for, but wearing the same THS shirt for every game isn’t very fun. They can also be tricky to dress for because some nights it’s cold and foggy and sometimes it’s warm and humid. Keep reading for tips and outfit ideas for football season. First...

20 commonly misspelled words that you should learn

Anna Roberts, Staff Writer
October 6, 2011
Filed under Features, Top Stories

There are defiantly (okay, this is just stupid--defiantly means "acting in a rebellious way"--you want definitely, with no a and more i's) tons of words that are commonly mispelled (should be misspelled with two s's instead of one). I think sometimes people are more then (then is a conjunction, and ...